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Friday, June 21 • 5:55pm - 6:50pm
Startups for News & GEN News Hackathon Ceremony

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The GEN News Hackathon is the last stage of the GEN Editors’ Lab programme 2012 and 2013: GEN has invited to Paris all the newsroom teams selected during the regional hackdays organised in newsrooms around the world (Berlin, Buenos Aires, Amsterdam, Voralberg, New York, Paris, Cairo, Delhi) from September 2012 to June 2013.

The teams will have had 48 hours (20 & 21 June) to develop an innovative journalism service or application. Similar to the national workshops, a newsroom team is composed of one journalist, one designer and one developer.

A jury of experts and editors will grant three awards during this ceremony, which will close the 2013 GEN News Summit.

During the same ceremony, the "Startup for News" winner will be designated after the vote of a dedicated jury and the participants' vote (through the GEN app.). The winner will be invited to next year's GEN News Summit as a speaker and will be given a booth at the NEWS EXPO (11 to 13 June 2014).

18:00 - 18:35
Pitches from the teams (3 minutes per team)

18:35 - 18:40
GEN News Hackathon Award Ceremony

18:40 - 18:50
2013 "Startup for News" Award Ceremony

Master of Ceremonies: Jodie Hopperton, International Consultant




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Jodie Hopperton

International Consultant
Jodie began her career in newspapers in the UK with publisher Trinity Mirror in 2003, managing the interactive and mobile strategy for the group's regional, and then national, newspapers. After moving from London to Paris in 2006, she worked for the World Association of Newspapers, in editorial and then sales & marketing. Jodie was appointed Regional Director at the New York Times News Service & Syndicate in January 2011 after joining... Read More →

Friday June 21, 2013 5:55pm - 6:50pm
Salle des Fêtes 3 rue de Lobau, 75004 Paris

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